As a long-time Realtor, I show homes in many of these neighborhoods in the central, west and south areas of Austin. I have my own favorite areas, and I notice many of them were not on this list. For example: not listed is Hyde Park, one of my favorite neighborhoods, which I would include in the young professional/empty nester category. And of course many families do live in Hyde Park, but I think the author’s intent was to group by exemplary schools and general profile of residents.
Here is the list:
Where to live if you have a family:
If you’re an empty nester:
If you want a starter home: